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Can't open/use iPhoto

170 Views 2 Replies Latest reply: Nov 16, 2012 12:28 PM by dazed RSS
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Nov 16, 2012 12:24 AM

Went to move a pic into iPhoto, and got the following msg.

'The photo library needs to be upgraded to work with this version of iPhoto.'

I am using an iMac desktop, running Mac OS X 10.7.5 and have (apparently) downloaded iPhoto 9.4.2.

The next part of the msg is:

'Your photo library will not be readable by previous versions of iPhoto after the upgrade.'

So this scared me enough to call Support on 10/28. Was told not to worry, just do it. But I was chicken and procrastinated.

Now I see where a number of other users are having problems with photo libraries, upgrades, etc., and I'm really scared.

Should I just take a deep breath and hit 'upgrade', or is there something else I should do first? Or is this a problem b/c the

upgrade was designed for Mtn Lion rather than Lion? (just guessing.) Suggestions?

iMac (21.5-inch Mid 2011), Mac OS X (10.7.5)
  • Terence Devlin Level 10 Level 10 (121,855 points)
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    Nov 16, 2012 12:42 AM (in response to dazed)

    You know, you don't really have a choice if you want to use iPhoto.

     

    Make sure you have a back up and hit upgrade. 99.99% of people have no issues.

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